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RICHMOND, Va., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genworth Financial, Inc.
(NYSE: GNW) announced today it will be initiating a number of actions to help
flood victims in the Midwest. The recent flooding has impacted numerous lives,
destroyed homes, and caused enormous damage to local and state infrastructure.
Genworth shares in the loss felt by the many impacted by these disasters. As
a result, we are committed to doing everything we can to help with relief
efforts to minimize the impact of this disaster on our customers, producers,
Our Service Centers are prepared to quickly process loan requests and
claims when they are received and special handling procedures are now in place
for requests for withdrawals and address and phone number changes.
In general, for affected individuals, Genworth will extend grace periods;
limit policy cancellations, lapses, and non-renewals; and provide additional
time to gather the necessary documentation for life, long-term care, Medicare
supplement, and other accident and health insurance application documentation
and premiums. Genworth will also institute special handling arrangements for
the payment of life and health claims to ensure timely delivery in affected
Genworth has set-up dedicated customer service number for affected
individuals at 1-866-253-1334. Please call us if you are a customer in an
affected area and we will do everything we can to help you through these
difficult times. You may also visit genworth.com for detailed information.
About Genworth Financial
Genworth Financial, Inc. (NYSE: GNW) is a leading public Fortune 500
global financial security company. Genworth has $114 billion in assets and
employs approximately 7,000 people in 25 countries. Its products and services
help meet the investment, protection, retirement and lifestyle needs of over
15 million customers. Genworth operates through three segments: Retirement and
Protection, International and U.S. Mortgage Insurance. Its products and
services are offered through financial intermediaries, advisors, independent
distributors and sales specialists. Genworth Financial, which traces its roots
back to 1871, became a public company in 2004 and is headquartered in
Richmond, Virginia. For more information, visit http://www.genworth.com.
SOURCE Genworth Financial, Inc.
CONTACT: Thomas R. Topinka of Genworth Financial, Inc.,
Web site: http://www.genworth.com